Portable air purifiers improve cardiovascular health in COPD, researchers find
Dec 06, 2022
Participants who used air purifiers with active HEPA and carbon filters had improved markers of heart health. This included a 25% increase in heart rate variability, investigators say.
White House pivots to air quality focus for COVID-19 infection control
Mar 28, 2022
The White House has embraced a model of COVID-19 transmission that could help shift infection prevention efforts toward indoor air quality and industrial hygiene. A related public webinar is set for Tuesday,...
Strategic planning for long-term health and safety
Dec 13, 2021
A year ago at this time, the world was even more uncertain than it is now. Families were not gathering for the holidays and the decision of whether to see elderly family members became a difficult one...
CDC: Portable air cleaners cut exposure to COVID-19 virus by 65 percent
Jul 06, 2021
In a simulated meeting with infected and uninfected participants, properly placed portable air cleaners with HEPA air filters slashed virus transmission. Adding masks was even more effective — cutting...
Why invest in air purification for long-term care facilities?
Apr 15, 2021
COVID-19 vaccines will not completely eliminate the virus and make everything go back to normal right away. Instead, it is likely COVID-19 will be around for several years. Communities will have to live...
Disregard for clean indoor air is killing the elderly
Paul de la Port
Apr 06, 2021
It has been more than nine months since 239 scientists shared in an open letter their concerns with the World Health Organization that COVID-19 was not exclusively transmitted through droplets, but was...
Study shows reduced HAIs, airborne pathogens with in-room active UV-C system
Douglas Kane, M.D.
Nov 18, 2016
It sounds like a bad joke: The problem with infections is that they’re spreading.
AeraMax Professional releases air purifier
Jul 07, 2015
AeraMax Professional, part of the Fellowes Brands, has created a commercial grade air purifier with four-stage filtration.
I Couldn’t Live Without … Novaerus
May 08, 2015
Robert Reed clearly recalls the moment in 2012 when he and colleagues became impressed with a Novaerus air sanitizing system.
Using new technology to combat HAIs
Apr 08, 2015
Even when you do everything right, setbacks still regularly occur. One of the most prevalent and needless obstacles is failing to protect residents from healthcare-associated illnesses.